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Sporadic Lateral Ventricular Hemangioblastoma presenting with Intraventricular and Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.
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PMID:  24273675     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intraventricular hemangioblastoma (HB) is very rare; few cases of intraventricular HB have been reported in the literature, either sporadically or in association with von Hippel-Lindau disease. Furthermore, the incidence of ventricular haemorrhage from HB seems to be uncommon. We report a unique case of sporadic HB of the right lateral ventricle presenting with intratumoural and intraventricular haemorrhage in addition to multifocal intracranial superficial siderosis, indicating the presence of a subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) as well. Such a combination has not been reported before. In the future, the detection of an intraventricular mass in association with ventricular haemorrhage, with or without SAH, should include HB as a differential diagnosis, particularly when the imaging appearances are not typical of the more common intraventricular tumours.
Authors:
Mahasen Al-Najar; Azmy Al-Hadidy; Alaa Saleh; Ahmad Al-Tamimi; Asaad Al-Darawish; Fatima Obeidat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-11-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sultan Qaboos University medical journal     Volume:  13     ISSN:  2075-051X     ISO Abbreviation:  Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J     Publication Date:  2013 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-25     Completed Date:  2013-11-25     Revised Date:  2013-12-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101519915     Medline TA:  Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J     Country:  Oman    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  597-600     Citation Subset:  -    
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